Introducing Toro’s Workman HD Series utility vehicles

The Toro Company is pleased to announce that the new Toro® Workman® HD Series utility vehicles, designed to provide superior value for durability, performance and versatility for any job, will be available through your local Toro distributor in spring 2009.

The new Toro Workman HD Series utility vehicles offer industry leading hauling and towing capacity in its class to enable customers to be more productive than ever. The Workman HD Series is designed with super work capability in mind, from the front bumper to the rear bumper and everything in between.  Depending on the model selected, total capacity ranges from 2,835 lbs. to 3,002 lbs.

“The development of the new Workman HD series incorporates valuable voice of the customer from golf course superintendents, sports turf, parks, municipal and university turf managers, as well as technicians and operators,” said Tim Koch, sr. marketing manager for Toro utility vehicles. “This research led to the design of enhancing the legendary Workman industry leading work vehicle toughness and durability to an even higher level of on the job performance.”

Design components on all six models include an I-beam shaped DeDion rear axle, which isolates and protects the engine, transmission and main frame from vehicle loading, a truss-like front space frame for superior torsional rigidity, integrated wheel bearings, and hydraulic disk brakes on all four wheels to make the Workman ready for the toughest challenges. Combined with a proven suspension system utilizing a true fully independent double A-frame front suspension, operators will enjoy an incredibly smooth ride and deliver enhanced productivity.

The new Workman HDX model features an electronic fuel injected engine for enhanced fuel economy, instant cold starting, automatic high altitude compensation and a powerful, responsive driving experience in all working environments.

A multitude of attachments and accessories are available for the new Workman HD Series including serious work attachments such as the Workman 200 Gallon Sprayer, Vicon Spreader or Topdresser 1800 and comfort additions such as deluxe hard cabs, canopies and windshields.